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NDA mourns passing of Bill Gumbiner

NDA mourns passing of Bill Gumbiner

From Construction & Demolition Recylcing. The National Demolition Association (NDA) recently announced that William “Bill” Gumbiner had passed away July 26. Gumbiner served for 12 years on the NDA board of directors, chaired a number of committees including the annual convention committee, and was instrumental in preparing the NDA Safety Manual.

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NDA partners with US Army Corps of Engineers

NDA partners with US Army Corps of Engineers

The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, Alabama, is collaborating with the National Demolition Association (NDA) to advance best practices for the demolition industry. Through a release, the groups note that the partnership will be mutually beneficial and will have “a significant impact on the safety and well-being of workers in the demolition industry and the successful completion of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) projects.”

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Demolishing homes in Detroit decreases gun violence, says U-M study

Demolishing homes in Detroit decreases gun violence, says U-M study

From detroit.curbed.com. The study found an 11 percent drop in homicides and injuries caused by firearms in areas with demolitions. Detroit’s demolition program has faced its share of criticism. But a new study shows that it’s also produced positive results. A collaboration between the University of Michigan and Harvard University, the study found a correlation between home demolitions and a decrease firearm violence.

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Utilize Your NDA Member Benefits

Utilize Your NDA Member Benefits

Did you know that you have exclusive access to discounts on products and services you use every day just by being a member of NDA? NDA has partnered with Savings4Members to provide you discounts on: credit card processing, waste & recycling services, payroll processing, office supplies, fuel and more! Each vendor is carefully selected for unmatched value, savings, and unbeatable customer service. CLICK HERE to EXPLORE your NDA member benefits!

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Canadian contractor and NDA member joins Summit programme

Canadian contractor and NDA member joins Summit programme

From Demolition & Recycling International. Ian Bartels, the president of Canadian contractor Budget Demolition, is the latest speaker added to the programme for this year’s World Demolition Summit.

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Viaduct demolition head: 'This is one of the toughest jobs I've ever done'

Viaduct demolition head: 'This is one of the toughest jobs I've ever done'

From mynorthwest.com. “I’ve been in the demolition industry for 32 years, and this is one of the toughest jobs I’ve ever done,” said NDA member Ferma Corporation’s Kelly Arnold in a recent WSDOT video. Arnold works as the National Projects Division Manager and is overseeing the demolition process.

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NDA Demolition Contractor Helps City Recover from Devastating Tornado

NDA Demolition Contractor Helps City Recover from Devastating Tornado

From forconstructionpros.com. Nearly a year later, the town of 27,552 is still recovering from the damage. However, many are grateful for the fast, thorough work of DeCarlo Demolition, a National Demolition Association (NDA) member company based out of Des Moines, Iowa. A locally owned third-generation business, DeCarlo Demolition has been offering its demolition services for the past 90 years. 

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Another record year for Demolition Awards

Another record year for Demolition Awards

From Demolition & Recycling International. The World Demolition Awards have attracted a record entry for second consecutive year as contractors and manufacturers across the industry compete for high-level recognition in the USA later this year.

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Demanding answers: What's next for survivors after city waives permit fees

Demanding answers: What's next for survivors after city waives permit fees

From abc22now.com. The city of Dayton is now waiving demolition fees for tornado survivors. On Friday, Michelle Tiley fought back tears as she explained she had to tear down her tornado damaged home. To get the permit to do it, she had to use her American Red Cross Funds.

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Brokk Appoints First Business Development Manager

Brokk Appoints First Business Development Manager

From forconstructionpros.com. Remote-controlled demolition manufacturer Brokk appoints Jeff Keeling as its first business development manager. Keeling transitioned from the role of Brokk’s midwestern regional sales manager to the new position earlier this year. In this new role, Keeling works closely with regional sales managers to develop and grow the Brokk brand in key segments across the United States and Canada. He is also responsible for educational initiatives aimed at helping customers maximize their Brokk machines’ potential.

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